Dr. Priyanka Sharma

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Phone No. - 8752954142
  • Department of Political Science
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Political Science, Ramjas College (University of Delhi), 2010
  2. Master’s Degree:  Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, 2012 
  3. Ph.D.:  Department of Political Science, Gauhati University under Prof. Akhil Ranjan Dutta (2019)

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University (05.10.2015 to 31. 10.2021)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam, Nagaon, Assam (10-06-2014- 30.09.2015)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Development Studies, Environment Politics, Gender Issues, Identity Politics, State and Society in Northeast India

Fellowship:

  • UGC Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder (2010-12)

 

 

Publications

Research Publications:

  • The Rhetoric of Regional Politics in Assam: Paradigm Shift From the Gandhian Idea of Decentralisation ,Gandhian Thought and Its Relevance in the Age of Globalisation, National Seminar publication by the Dept. of Political Science and Philosophy, DKD College, Dergaon 2013
  • Conceptualising Ethnicity in North East India: Participatory Democracy Reassessed: a theoretical understanding with Insights from Benedict Anderson’s ‘Imagined Communities, POLITIEA, Annual Journal of North –East India Political Science Association (NEIPSA), Volume XX, 2011-12
  • State of Social Security in India: A Study on NREGA in Assam, Proceeding Volume of the UGC and ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on ‘Implementation of Social welfare Schemes in India with Special Reference to Assam: Issues and Challenges’, Department of Economics, Amguri College in collaboration with Arunodoi Academy, Amguri, 25-26 October, 2013.
  • Revisiting Poverty, Equality and Human Security: The Case of MGNREGA, ‘Journal of Politics’, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, 2013.
  • Book review – Satyajit Singh (1997) Taming the Waters: The Political Economy of Large Dams in IndiaJournal Of Political Science, Gauhati University, 2014.
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Damming NE India: A Feminist Perspective, Journal of Social Science Research (Peer reviewed National Journal), Silapathar College, Dhemaji, Vol 3, July 2017 (ISSN: 2454-2636)
  • Managing Water Conflicts in India: The Large Dam Perspective, Journal of Politics, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Vol  XVII, August, 2017 (ISSN 2277-5617)
  • Civilizing Nature: Dams as Metaphor of Development, The Heritage, Vol IX, Issue-2, 2018, Aitihya samstha, Guwahati (ISSN 2229-5399)
  • Damming the River, Burdening the Valley: Large Dams on the Brahmaputra , Nilima: A Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. II, Issue 2, July 2019 (ISBN- 978-81-936514-0-7)
  • Dam(n)ed the Kopili: Reflections and Implications, Journal of Politics, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Vol  21, 2021 (ISSN 2277-5617)

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Disputed Waters: the Indo – China Dam race over the Brahmaputra in Dibyajyoti Dutta and Tarun Dutta (ed.) Contemporary Issues in International Relations, Aalibaat: Guwahati, 2014   (ISBN: 978-9381-069-6-84)
  • Issues of Ethnicity, Homeland and Democratic Politics in North East India in A. Sarmah and S. Konwer (Eds.) Frontier States- Essays on Democracy, Society and Security in North east India, DVS Publications, Guwahati, 2015 (ISBN: 978-81-86307-94-6)
  • Fundamental Glossary of Political Science - Assamese Language (2016) Published by CSTT, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
  • Karl Marx, in Self Learning material (SLM) for  Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, Dibrugarh University, ISBN- 978-93-82785-85-9, 2018

Courses Taken

 

Political Theory, State and Society in North East India, Contemporary Issues in World Politics, Women and Law in India, Gender and Environment, Research Methodology, Introduction to Gender Studies, Women in Indian Society, Feminist Theories, Gender, Culture and Society, State Politics in India.

 

Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Political Science, Ramjas College (University of Delhi), 2010
  2. Master’s Degree:  Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, 2012 
  3. Ph.D.:  Department of Political Science, Gauhati University under Prof. Akhil Ranjan Dutta (2019)

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University (05.10.2015 to 31. 10.2021)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam, Nagaon, Assam (10-06-2014- 30.09.2015)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Development Studies, Environment Politics, Gender Issues, Identity Politics, State and Society in Northeast India

Fellowship:

  • UGC Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder (2010-12)

 

 

Publications

Publications

 

Research Publications:

  • The Rhetoric of Regional Politics in Assam: Paradigm Shift From the Gandhian Idea of Decentralisation ,Gandhian Thought and Its Relevance in the Age of Globalisation, National Seminar publication by the Dept. of Political Science and Philosophy, DKD College, Dergaon 2013
  • Conceptualising Ethnicity in North East India: Participatory Democracy Reassessed: a theoretical understanding with Insights from Benedict Anderson’s ‘Imagined Communities, POLITIEA, Annual Journal of North –East India Political Science Association (NEIPSA), Volume XX, 2011-12
  • State of Social Security in India: A Study on NREGA in Assam, Proceeding Volume of the UGC and ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on ‘Implementation of Social welfare Schemes in India with Special Reference to Assam: Issues and Challenges’, Department of Economics, Amguri College in collaboration with Arunodoi Academy, Amguri, 25-26 October, 2013.
  • Revisiting Poverty, Equality and Human Security: The Case of MGNREGA, ‘Journal of Politics’, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, 2013.
  • Book review – Satyajit Singh (1997) Taming the Waters: The Political Economy of Large Dams in IndiaJournal Of Political Science, Gauhati University, 2014.
  • Sustainable Livelihoods and Damming NE India: A Feminist Perspective, Journal of Social Science Research (Peer reviewed National Journal), Silapathar College, Dhemaji, Vol 3, July 2017 (ISSN: 2454-2636)
  • Managing Water Conflicts in India: The Large Dam Perspective, Journal of Politics, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Vol  XVII, August, 2017 (ISSN 2277-5617)
  • Civilizing Nature: Dams as Metaphor of Development, The Heritage, Vol IX, Issue-2, 2018, Aitihya samstha, Guwahati (ISSN 2229-5399)
  • Damming the River, Burdening the Valley: Large Dams on the Brahmaputra , Nilima: A Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. II, Issue 2, July 2019 (ISBN- 978-81-936514-0-7)
  • Dam(n)ed the Kopili: Reflections and Implications, Journal of Politics, Department of Political Science, Dibrugarh University, Vol  21, 2021 (ISSN 2277-5617)

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Disputed Waters: the Indo – China Dam race over the Brahmaputra in Dibyajyoti Dutta and Tarun Dutta (ed.) Contemporary Issues in International Relations, Aalibaat: Guwahati, 2014   (ISBN: 978-9381-069-6-84)
  • Issues of Ethnicity, Homeland and Democratic Politics in North East India in A. Sarmah and S. Konwer (Eds.) Frontier States- Essays on Democracy, Society and Security in North east India, DVS Publications, Guwahati, 2015 (ISBN: 978-81-86307-94-6)
  • Fundamental Glossary of Political Science - Assamese Language (2016) Published by CSTT, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
  • Karl Marx, in Self Learning material (SLM) for  Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, Dibrugarh University, ISBN- 978-93-82785-85-9, 2018
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